Following your completion, what should you do? Double-check your answers like a persevering student? Put your pencil down and give your brain a rest, knowing your first instinct is usually right? It certainly varies for each individual... more

May 8, 2017 10:06 AM test prep

There’s no denying it—children’s sports have changed a ton over the last generation. Think about it—when you played high school baseball, basketball or tennis, did your parents devote the bulk of their free time to your sport? Probably not. more

Apr 20, 2017 12:00 AM Life Skills

No one likes standardized tests. My kids don’t! But the truth is, just like in life, tests are a necessary part of school.  Sometimes you just have to buck up and do hard things in spite of challenges and this year is no different. Despite rumors... more

Apr 20, 2017 2:02 PM test prep

Plenty of students and their families have to borrow money for college, but when it comes to student loans, it’s easy to get in over your head. Here’s what you need to know about loans, and how to know when to say when! more

Apr 20, 2017 12:00 AM financial aid

With the skyrocketing costs involved, each additional year can cost tens of thousands of dollars. One study showed that tacking an additional two years onto the college experience can raise the overall price tag by 70%. more

Apr 20, 2017 1:49 PM admissions

Applying for these scholarships is a breeze! Tip: If you apply to all five, you’ll only have to write a total of about 690 words or less! No long essays here! more

Apr 20, 2017 12:00 AM scholarships

It takes a village to raise a child, someone once told me. Well, it seems it takes Fort Knox to send one to college. Make no mistake, college costs are as real as they come. For many parents this can cause a great deal of anxiety and stress. more

Apr 20, 2017 12:00 AM financial aid

The college application process can be overwhelming, time consuming and expensive! Here’s what you need to make the process a little easier, and maybe save money too! more

Apr 20, 2017 12:00 AM admissions

According to the National Institutes of Health, more than 40 million Americans are at risk for developing osteoporosis- a disease that makes bones weak, brittle and more prone to fractures.  However, the effects are not immediate. Osteoporosis is... more

Apr 19, 2017 12:00 AM teen health

Often times we love people but it’s not received or appreciated. “The Five Love Languages” by Gary Chapman reveals how this can happen and the ways we can communicate value, encouragement and love to others. We’ve broken it down so you can start... more

Apr 19, 2017 3:50 PM teen health

Check out these five resources to use in your scholarship source! more

Feb 21, 2017 1:56 PM scholarships

They love it! And oftentimes it seems that they can’t live without it. You may feel like your child is much more Internet savvy than you are, and in fact, that may be true! But as savvy as your teen may be, he or she may not be aware of the danger... more

Feb 16, 2017 3:57 PM Life Skills

Take this quick quiz and find out what type of learner you are! more

Jan 10, 2017 12:00 AM test prep

Time to think about next year’s schedule! What’s the wise move: Honors or regular classes?While I can’t tell you what to do (sorry!), I can help you weigh the pros and cons of each choice. Here’s what to consider in order to make the decision... more

Jan 10, 2017 12:00 AM test prep

Your son or daughter is about to make the magical transformation from teen to young adult. As the one charged with sending them off into the world, it’s no wonder you’re stressed! more

Sep 12, 2016 12:39 PM financial aid

Senior year is such an exciting time! There is so much happening and even more to look forward to; it’s no wonder that many seniors find themselves in a bind at the end of the year because they’ve fallen victim to senioritis. more

Aug 30, 2016 11:59 AM Life Skills

Does the thought of all those decisions, applications and deadlines make your head spin? Don’t panic! Here’s everything you need to know to help you deal. more

Aug 16, 2016 1:40 PM applications

It’s that time of year when students get ready for summer and fun in the sun. Some may think going to a tanning bed is safer than being in the sun, but the experts say the use of tanning beds is why physicians are treating more young people for skin more

Apr 28, 2016 2:34 PM teen health 2 Comments

With the summer months here, encourage your teen to find a summer job to earn some money rather than sitting at home! more

Apr 27, 2016 11:42 AM jobs/careers

With college looming on the horizon, you might have some fears that leave you a little afraid to test the collegiate waters in the fall. Don’t let these common nerves keep you up at night! With this advice we hope you’ll be ready to dive on in... more

Apr 27, 2016 3:02 PM Life Skills

With the end of the school year quickly approaching, your high school student is no doubt daydreaming of relaxing the summer away. While it is important to leave some time to unwind, there are many reasons it may be wise to consider a summer camp. more

Mar 16, 2016 3:13 PM Life Skills 1 Comments

When should you take the ACT/SAT? Megan Dorsey is a college admissions expert and provides tips for finding the best time to take it. more

Mar 16, 2016 12:23 PM test prep

So your child has studied hard, put in the work, and has been accepted to that prestigious school of their dreams. Congratulations! But when your child's first choice is out of reach, how do you break the news that you cannot afford to make it work? more

Mar 15, 2016 4:43 PM financial aid

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